Electronic Flora of South Australia Family Fact Sheet
Vascular plants, usually with roots, stems and leaves. Vascular tissue consisting of xylem (usually at least in part containing vessels), and phloem. Sexual reproductive structures characteristically aggregated to form flowers which are associated with specialised leaves; usually with a perianth forming the outer parts of the flower; male structures producing pollen and female structures producing ovules; fertilised ovules forming seeds which are enclosed in a fruit.
References: The Marine Benthic Flora of Southern Australia Part I
Womersley, H.B.S. (31 May, 1984)
The Marine Benthic Flora of Southern Australia
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